Sophos / McAfee

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Mon Apr 15 13:42:43 IST 2002


Don't JISC have a deal with sophos??? Just a thought...

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
+44 (0)1865 842300

Quentin Campbell wrote:

> I would be grateful for the _exact_ name of the Sophos anti-virus
> software product that is being run with MailScanner on Linux (RedHat
> 7.2) boxes? I need this detail to pass to the person here who negotiates
> the purchase of software licences for this site.
> We are seeking an 18,000 user licence for this particular Sophos AV
> software and would welcome any information on what other UK academic
> sites are paying for the product. I am happy to receive this info
> off-line and in confidence if that is necessary.
> Thanks
> Quentin
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Julian Field [mailto:jkf at]
>>Sent: 12 April 2002 15:16
>>Subject: Re: Sophos / McAfee
>>At 14:37 12/04/2002, you wrote:
>>>>Try the list archives at
>>>>...we've been over this a few times.
>>>But are the archives searchable?
>>>>Jules - how about a "which AV product should I buy" FAQ
>>question? ;)
>>>Is that a volunteer I hear?
>>I will collect people's thoughts if you want me to. But an
>>up-to-date view of people's opinions would help. My attitude
>>is that if you can afford Sophos then buy it, else go for
>>F-Prot (but which version?).
>>Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
>>jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
>>Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
>>                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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